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Planes Mistaken for Stars took fans back to the early aughties at Boot & Saddle

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Planes Mistaken for Stars | photo by Matthew Shaver

The late 90’s / early aughties were a transitional time, in more ways than one.  Grunge rock was waning, punk was rising to a peak, again, giving way to a multitude of multi-hyphenated sub genres, and kids that would normally be stuck playing in their garages suddenly found themselves thrust in to a DIY spotlight amid a bevy of homegrown festivals.  The internet was a thing, but not the information bull in a china shop it is now.  These events, these bands, lived by word of mouth and plugs at the local record shop (and let’s be real, Tower Records).

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